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Arcos de Santa Maria

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Address: Paseo del Espolon, Burgos, Spain

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Near Cathedral

You can see this lovely gate on the way to the Cathedral or after. It is worth seeing night and day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
South Bend, Indiana
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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

You can see this lovely gate on the way to the Cathedral or after. It is worth seeing night and day.

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Arco de Santa Maria is an old city gate that has been restored and is very beautiful. You pass it when you go to the Cathedral. It is very clean and interesting.

Thank BennyMalaga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This also gets lit up at night and then the statues are really set off against the stone work. Lovely gateway but although it is possible to go up it was closed while we were there.

Thank toniShanghai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Entrance to the old quarter is this amazing Arc with detailed stone carvings and castle turrets. Near the Riverside and a open park this is an excellent Arc to walk up to and take pics. You can visit inside for an entrance fee but we felt it was best just to enjoy this attraction from outside.

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Cascais, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

This entrance to the city of Burgos has a spetacular arch that you can visit inside, from where you have a beautiful view of the city.

Thank Nokas
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Disappointed as we could only see it from the outside and knowing it was closed so they could change the display did not compensate. It just made it worse. some way could have been found to let us in surely? only there once so wanted to go in. STAMP FOOT!!

Thank Glynis98
Boston MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is lovely during the day but just went by in the evening and it was beautifully lit up. A real gift to the eye!

Thank mpd
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The arch and gate guarding the entrance to the Plaza Mayor and cathedal square is certainly very spectacular but is should not detail you for long.

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

If you are able to find the arc open during working ours, make a quick stop and go up. For me it was very interesting to see the first pharmacy bottles used in the Burgos hospital dating from the 1547. Also there's was an exhibition of local artist and it's something that is changing from time to time. Also you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Arcos de Santa Maria is a beautiful historical building come monument. Fortunately it is easy to find being located between the river walk and the cathedral. See it at night with the cathedral being lit behind it.

Thank Arne S

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